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SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
about planning for money? but so difficult to plan for people? there is something that makes us hesitant to reach out to others. some of us can take this idea of independence to an extreme. i think this is probably some place in newfoundland, a remote shore of canada. we have come to believe that reaching out to others is a sign of weakness. was he asking for help and support as a vulnerability instead of a necessary strength. so if you agree with me that connections are the key to a good life, i would like you to explore with me how technology, and in particular, how that works can actually help. i would like to tell you about ties in the online network service. that is installed on every b-top computer in san francisco. this knowledge built on 20 years of connections to secure the future. it creates personal, private, secure online networks. here is what happened personal network looks like. and joe and her daughter created a network together, and what they did, they created a network in part because guildhall has an advance in her experience with cancer, and they wanted to co
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 2:30am PDT
in who have been using technology, and they have their own systems for use in it, and we let them. we do not try to change how people are using it. an example of that is my grandmother. she was a wonderful baker. i miss her, but i miss her baked goods more. she never had used a still in the old country that had thermostat. she would turn the stove on all the way to broil, and it would heat up like a furnace, and then she would turn it off, and then put her stuff in and cook it. if it got too cold, she would turn it on again. it drove my parents crazy, but she made wonderful food. she was never going to learn this technology, but she had adapted to it. we recognize that people do that. if people have something that works, you leave it alone. another issue that people have on computers is -- and it is a real frustration for a lot of seniors -- that things do not show up in the same place. we try to set up people's computers so that it is recognizable. if you are using a macintosh, and it has the dock that has all the controls on it, you set it up so that it is always visible. you put the i
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 3:30pm PDT
have believed the world looks to us to say it is -- if it is possible to live together across every conceivable difference. we're proud of our home and place in history and proud of our example. but we also are humble in the context of the world we're living in. a world that is another connected but hyper-connected with a merger of i.t. and globalization. we recognize our faith -- fate is connected to the fate of others. that is the spirit that binds us together. the spirit that brings us here today. i want to close by reminding you that california is the birthplace as mayor lee was saying of life science, biotech, the home of the california stem cell institute, a state with more engineers, more scientists, more global -- nobel laureate's than any other state or we still lay claim to five of the top universities based on the shanghai index in the world. caltech, stanford university, and three of our public universities, not least of which the university is a stone's throw away. uc-berkeley campus. we're proud of the state but we also recognize we have challenges and we need to lean
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
. kerber there will be opportunity for us to as pieces of the questions about the law off and we will have thought your briefing. i will have this played a little bit more heavily to the facts. >> we would deliver our arguments, then follow up question in. with this fifa on the facts of aloft? >> yes. if -- would this be on the facts of the law? >> yes. >> does that plan sound acceptable to the commission? anything else from the parties. >> know. >> okay then, the meeting is adjourned. >> good morning, everybody. welcome to the technology summit. we are looking forward to a fantastic day. we are going to start with a demonstration of the wii system. it is an interactive gaming system that allows people to play different activities and participate in different fitness activities together. a lot of wii systems, about 40, are being deployed around the city to different senior centers and residents facilities to encourage older adults to get more involved with physical activity using technology. we're going to spend the first 30 minutes or so demonstrating the wii. not only will we demonstrate
KRON
Jul 28, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that's not a lot of people came and helped us. the police department, teachers and family came to support us. >> we shall them as a community we support them. >> there surpassed their goal of $1,000. could what ought cu >>vicki: people protested outside the hyatt hotel. >>da: it was allowed, heated and passionate demonstrations. some workers accused this hotel of abuse in employees and paying below average wages. >> the tree like an animal. >> maria lopez has worked here for about five years and claims management mistreated her what she was pregnant. caught the wants of for a unit of this hotel. bill tush general manager says the accusations are not shoot -- are not true. >> we treat our employees with the highest respect. [ male announcer ] it would be easy for u.s. olympian meb keflezighi to deposit checks at the nearest citibank branch. ♪ like this one. ♪ or this one. ♪ or, maybe this one. ♪ but when it's this easy to use citibank mobile check deposit at home...why would he? ♪ woooo! [ male announcer ] citibank mobile check deposit. easier banking. every ste
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 4:30pm PDT
. in minnesota, they use september elections in odd years. it seems to me including those is comparing apples to apples. in terms of the state primary, all i was suggesting was using the most recent 2012 data because you are already using state primary. you already have said in the report. it stopped at 2010. including 2012, it would make sense. it is the most recent data. you already have a category for statewide primaries. you include the u.s. senate, the governor, and those races. >> we use the primary only as an example. there is nowhere else i use the primary information in our report for -- i never looked out over votes in primaries at all. it just looks at primary's in general about 65% of winner- take-all. i could not use september's election if i wanted to keep that formats until i had november's numbers. >> if you think about it with a plurality election, if you compare everyone who votes for the top two, their ballots counted in the final round. everyone else who did not voted for those top two, it is similar to where their ballots has exhausted. it is this ironic thing that everyo
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
building next to us is on jones. the alleys between the two buildings. when we go to get groceries, do people have this picture in their mind? when we get to get groceries, to bring them in the front door heap, we have to park the car in an illegal the sound, and look the cursor is, take them four stairs and the lobby of the building and go to the elevator. we used to be able to pull into the back alley. it is being contested and just open the door and there is a ramp to go to the elevator. it was a lot. for a person to deal with someone who is disabled as well as all the rest of parts of our life, it is a pain. if robert has trouble walking which his back has caused a lot of problems and walking is one of them, it is much better for him to go through the alley and there is -- the door that comes into the building there goes into the basement through a ramp. it is a sloping ramp. that would be the best way for him to go into the building if it -- if he comes to the point where he needs a wheelchair. we're sympathetic that there is a lot of problems. nobody is arguing about that. in
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
. a request before you today is for conditional use authorization for formula retail use for poppa john's pizza. there's been no expansion of the existing tenants space. -- if i could ask for just a moment, please >> sorry for the interruption. it will go ahead and continue. this is a request for a formula retail at 696 center street. the restaurant will offer pizza and other food primarily for delivery and carry out. there is no expansion of the tenet space with respect to the form -- the retail uses, we ask the planning commission considers several criteria including the existing concentration of formula retail usage in the area, the availability of other similar business types and a vacancy rates in that district. staff performed a survey within five blocks of the project site and found there are 15 existing an approved formula retail uses , 15 establishments that sell pizza, including two formula retail restaurants and 14 vacant storefronts. it should be noted within six blocks of the site, there are 25 pizza restaurants. this area is intensely developed and highly residential. ther
WETA
Jul 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
and materials. >> laura, thank you for joining us. >> great to be with you. >> we are trying to let folks know what happened at this big nuclear security summit that was just in seoul, korea. how do you assess what happened there? >> i thought it was a really great moment of coming together of 58 global leaders looking at the various issues of nuclear security. this was a concept invented by president obama in his speech in product in 2009. the first was held in the u.s. in 2010. two years later, we have gathered even more leaders together to focus on the seriousness of the risk of terrorism, the vulnerability of nuclear material are on the world, the international cooperation it will take to secure that material and prevent it from coming into that hands of terrorists. >> so it is material as well as existing weaponry? >> that is right. it covers both sets of concerns. >> and then you take -- what level of know how it is concerned, how you put things together. >> that is right. >> in the u.s., we are concerned nowadays more worth -- correct me if i'm wrong. a suitcase bomb? >> and improvised
FOX
Jul 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with us. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will a string of purse snatchings from local gas stations continues and tonight, we're hearing from one of the victims. >> the police tell us that -- the victim tells us that the police don't seem to be interested in her case. john henrehan has more. >> reporter: purse snatchings are a common occurrence that at this service station, the owners put up a sign warning women to keep their handbags with them at all times even while pumping gas. security video from a sunoco station taken on wednesday shows a thief exiting from an suv that circled the parking lot. he leaves his door open. at the victim's car, he reaches in through the passenger window, grabs the purse and he and his driver are off the lot within seconds. there were four more purse snatchings from stations in prince georges countiy in succeeding days. it happens in d.c., too. this young woman who asked her irk dentity be masked, lost a purse at the exxon station on alabama and southeast on july 16th. there was a more menacing aspect to this incident. >> one of the guys opened my car door and
PBS
Jul 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
the vatican versus u.s. nuns. this really is about the future of how we interpret the message of the second vatican council. >>> and islamic art, in present and former arab lands. >>> major funding for "religion & ethics newsweekly" is provided by the lilly endowment, an indianapolis based private family foundation, dedicated to its founders and christian religion, community development and education. additional funding provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement product. that's why we're your retirement company. the estate of william j. carr. the ja henson foundation and corporation for public broadcasting. >>> welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. thousands of political leaders, doctors and activists gathered in washington this week for the biannual international aids conference, held for the first time in the u.s. in more than 20 years. at a georgetown university summit timed to the conference, religious groups highlighted the role of faith-based efforts in combating the disease internationally. mega church pastor rick warren
NBC
Jul 29, 2012 12:00am EDT
to the special interests, it's up to you. >> opening day of the olympics and the u.s. makes a splash. we have highlights from all the competition. baltimore fans tell us what it is like to watch michael phelps battle it out with ryan lochte. those stories and a forecast for sunday and the start of the workweek. >> live, local, late breaking. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> thank you for staying up with us. the u.s. begins the olympics with a bang. five medals on day one that there was disappointment when michael phelps did not make the top three. traci has the results from olympic park. >> and the so-called pool dual, lochte won the individual medley by a full three seconds. >> i am so happy. i had my family cheering for me. >> michael phelps barely qualified then ended up fourth, his worst since he was a teenager. >> the biggest thing is putting this behind me. >> he had six more chances and become the world's most decorated olympian. in the women's four hundred meter, elizabeth came in second, repr
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. thank you for joining us. tell us a little bit about the organization. >> we're 30 years old now. we started with 14 farmers, and it has grown out to over 80. >> what is the mission of the organization? >> this area has no grocery store spiller it is all mom-and- pop stores. we have this because it is needed. we knew it was needed. and the plaza needed somebody. it was empty. beautiful with city hall in the background. >> thank you for speaking with us. are you on the web? >> yes, hocfarmersmarket.org. >> check them out. thank you. >> welcome. the dish is ready. >> it looks and smells amazing. >> thank you. it was not easy to meet the $20 budget. i checked everybody out and found some great produce. really lovely seafood. i think that you are going to love it. >> do not be shy. cyou know this can run you $35 to $45 for a bowl, so it is great you did this for $20. >> this will feed four to six people. >> not if you invite me over for dinner. i am ready to dig in. >> i hope you'll love it. >> mmm. >> what do you think? >> i think i am going to need more. perhaps you can have all you wa
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 2:00am PDT
for a determination between those parties. if it was found to not be a legal use, the authorization would exist, but it would not be useful. you cannot weigh in on whether that is illegal use are not. that is a private matter between the parties. commissioner borden: for that purpose, it does not make as much sense for us to continue this case out, but i think we could discuss whether or not there are appropriate conditions about requiring the white zone and not by telling, or requiring a crossing guard. some of the issues that people address -- it is obviously a little bit different with a preschool, because those kids are not generating trash and roaming the neighborhood. their parents are may be getting out of the card temporarily to bring them to the car, or they are being brought directly to the car. presumably, it is not all day long. traffic conditions seem like much more of an issue for other situations. we would support a condition related to requiring a crossing guard, and a morning or evening pick up, as well as asking to get the wide zone, so parents can call up temporarily. i would
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2012 6:30am EDT
the headquarters and then events all the time. last night i think harry was the only one out. we're used to that. he was at a music festival in the west country but out and about plenty on this trip and he'll be turning up to lots of events. today there's prince william at the soccer and zara come peetding in the equestrian events. >> yeah. and it seems like the equestrian events, if you're a royal watcher and want a sighting of anyone, that's the one to bank on, right? because aren't even the winners presented medals by wills and kate and harry? >> that's what we understand. their going to certainly be watching and cheering on their cousin. it was big presence there today as i say with ann and prince phillip but the duchess of cambridge came when zara competes in the cross country events, one of the top events. >> you mentioned that wills likes soccer. he'll be there. what about harry and beach volleyball? any surprise to watch that? >> reporter: this is the most eligible bachelor in the world and so surprise he turns up at the beach volleyball and will be there next week and watching and enjoy
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2012 3:30am PDT
to the overall medal count. china leads with six. italy second with five and u.s. third with five, as well. there's a bout of bad weather and could delay the outdoor events. uk officials expect thunderstorms, even perhaps some hail. will the year's olympians with members of the royal family as cheer leelders. the queen said she thinks the games are wonderful. yesterday, the queen toured olympic park and meeting with athletes. in all, the royals visiting more than 30 sporting events. joining me now, royal correspondent, robert jobson. good morning to you, robert. >> good morning, alex. >> what's been the role of the royals? they have been working but have they been having some fun there? any crazy, spontaneous moments you can share? >> reporter: apart of the queen jumping out of the helicopter? >> that was huge! >> reporter: there's a few spontaneous moments, really, because it's left over to the younger royals, william, hate and harry and zara phillips who's competing to take on the mantle. the royals are here now and seeing them. they're like olympic ambassad ambassadors. >> they absolutely are.
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
the appellant did not request us to have restricted food items, we chose to do so. but, to be clear, the reason we have those trucks is because of the wanted to work with them in another location, we would have to have them on our permit. it is a very simple process. so, when we update our permit, at the multiple permit is new. we are the first individual group to have this permit that allows us to look at multiple on the same permit. when we update those trucks, we do not receive a revised permit that lists all of our trucks that are part of our permit. we have gone through this process and updated our vendors. in the pellet's brief, they mentioned that we placed a truck at front. there is a process for dpw handling these issues. they could have called dpw and they could have sent somebody to verify and we could have been held in violation. we, without anybody knowing, we placed somebody down there as a mistake. what we did was caught the mistake without anybody mentioning anything to us and two days later, that that truck was added in. they have the proper documentation. that is why there was
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
for working very closely with us. for carmen, who was assigned by board president to lead the effort again this year on the budget. and for the other members of the board of supervisors that have engaged directly with us. supervisors avalos, kim, elsbernd, cohen. and the department heads that worked very hard with us. i see of they cisneros, who the police chief and our fire chief. barbara garcia and trent have worked extremely closely with us because of the tremendous pressure that we feel at the state level and the national of bochum, trying to get a really good conversation about how we can make sure that the community based organizations that provide invaluable service to us are taken care of and working in collaboration with us. hall of the a jar work that she does with all of us. i want to thank her for her tremendous leadership. again, i can say about about my good friend, someone who i got the chance to work with for many years. you have taken up so many complicated challenges this year, we're going to keep you busy. thank you for your wonderful team. our new city administrator tha
SFGTV
Jul 29, 2012 2:00pm PDT
. >> a couple of questions. the material that was sent to us, $100 million last, i take it? >> the total was correct on this slide, here. but moving up into that line, it was wrong. >> ok. some of the stuff that we had from the last workshop, before we got to this slide, there were apparent choices. you would have options for triple bottom line. was that the kind of analysis that led to a decision process? this does not have that. why? >> we made will be would call a presentation of tactical decision. you will see more of that kind of decision making in the next few sessions. these are essential condition projects that we decided to roll into the first part of the presentation. the options that you have are that we have created recommendations for the threshold the spending. the options that have more to change those thresholds. but we would do is go back and prioritize a reaction to that change threshold. if it was lower, we would bring back the projects that would not be included within that threshold and discuss the consequences of what that means. >> commissioners, recall that the la
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 12:30pm PDT
>> i just want to thank everybody for coming. thank you for nominating us and electing us. my banker is here also. if not for the support we've gotten from the california bank of commerce, we would not be where we are today. i am really happy that my family is here to share this. our children are working with us as partners. we've had a great ride. we have a crazy family. we're having a lot of fun. i hope the same for you. it has been really awesome for us. thank you very much. [applause] >> i also want to amplify to the lenders and tmc development, barber is the one that the sba loan went through for expansion several times now. this is a country that tmc and lending partners have been a big partner of. another big partner is wells fargo. it is the largest sba lender in the country for several years running. [applause] >> we are really excited to be with all of you tonight to celebrate small business week and especially the winners tonight. we are committed to small businesses. we love small business and big business. thank you for the acknowledgement. in the first six months
FOX
Jul 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
>> hello and welcome to us farm report. i'm al pell and poor john vets. just when we think the drought has bottomed out we have new government data that further reminds us just how precious and welcome a good summer rain would be. by far in not bad in the heart of the indiana drought. now we did get some rain this week, it's just a fraction of what the parched field name. time now for the headlines. >> tom vilsack designated 76 additional counties and six drought impacted states as drought affected areas this week. so far nearly 31 counties and to restate that that declaration. it continues to weather in the. >>> the monitor now shows every state has a small amount of abnormally dry conditions or worse. the red color indicates there is an extreme drought. while some rainfall in the last week is still way behind the average rainfall. as far as crops it was a three- point decline. we saw another big drop in corn. and that's another five-point decline. a fourth estate has now been added to the list with single digits or guilt. and, along with indiana, kentucky and missouri. >>
SFGTV2
Jul 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
be able to place this in a larger context for us, you heard george gascon's remarks. are they shared by folks in other states who have moved towards a similar type measure? >> there are a growing small but growing number of other district attorneys around the country in albany county, new york, in philadelphia, in atlanta, dallas, who are really beginning to break ranks with the broader d.a.'s associations and call for various types of reforms for the drug laws and drug enforcement. i think that the -- one of the contexts that's so important here and people so often lose sight of is that this bill, 1506, is a small effort in the state of california and in the country of the united states to try to roll back the horrendous rates of incarceration that have happened in this country over the last 30 years. i mean, that's the context, right? the united states, i think most of you know these numbers now, but we're less than 5% of the world's population but almost 25% of the world's incarcerated population. we rank first in the world in the per capita incarceration of our f
FOX News
Jul 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
and this makes us all richer. >> it absolutely does. >> people don't get that. >> no, they don't. one could argue that the american uniforms were not manufactured in china, they were grown in a soy bean field in iowa. something we export to china is soy beans because we are incredibly productive in the soy bean market, we get more uniforms at lower prices. the chinese get more soy beans and they get higher wage, we get lower prices. everybody wins. >> if we insisted that everything be made in america, we would be poor? >> absolutely. >> a couple of other methods. over population, i was told that's why asia's poor and africa's poor. it's a big problem. >> yeah, the problem is not that there are too many people. the problem is that they don't have free markets itch they have bad governments that take their resources. one thing that opened my brain about it was to look at some of the population data. i heard that nigeria's poor because of over population, pakistan's poor because of over population. and look, nigeria, pakistan, they have 174 people per square mile, 225 people per square miasm but tha
FOX News
Jul 28, 2012 7:00pm PDT
with the made in america frenzy. >> i am so upset. >> majority leader harry reid and others are upset that the u.s. olympic committee bought uniforms made in china. >> i think they should take all the uniform, put them in a big pile and burn them and start all over again. they have people in the textile industry desperate for jobs. >> isn't it outrageous when americans need jobs? we buy uniforms made overseas? well, no, actually, it's stupid to worry about that. took me too long to understand the concept. let me bring in professional help. an economist from stanford university. why not worry about sending work to other countries? >> because the fundamental thing about trade tmakes everybody better off t. benefits both countries that are able to engage in disprad both parties that are able to engage in trade. but those uniforms could have been made by american workers? >> nota at a cost that makes sense. we are so much better at so many things, that making garments is no longer what we have a comparative advantage. >> i wouldn't call that a problem, that's an advantage because those job, being a st
SFGTV2
Jul 28, 2012 6:30pm PDT
incarceration that's attached to a misdemeanor conviction. so i think that's threatened us, if you're really looking for hammers and nails, why not just have a threat of a misdemeanor, period, of incarceration. the other thing i would say is that the respect trend has actually has been to implement shorter periods of flash incarceration so you actually provide an immediate sanction to address a particular problem which has had -- based on the research i've seen, greater success in changing behaviors because it's more of a cognitive behavior model and like a reward-punishment immediate system, whereas just putting people in state prison and browsing he -- warehousing them for extended periods of time where we all know going to prison doesn't mean you have access to illegal nhra catics, that doesn't seem either to necessarily be a solution. -- illegal narcotics that that doesn't seem either to be necessarily a solution. >> i promised to marty we'd be careful to give him equal time here. >> that's all right. that's all right. i already feel the glow of san francisco's progressive appr
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 7:30am PDT
talked about. it is important for us to understand what the cbos are doing. it is important for them to have specific training for their individuals. they should also have some guidelines and some criteria to evaluate their successes, on a quarterly and yearly basis. >> thank you. last question. what are the types of job opportunities that are available for at risk youth? what are the funding opportunities? >> there are not many job opportunities right now. with the way that funding is currently, it is only being reduced. what we try to do is think creative. we try to create an internship programs, where we try to confuse -- infuse youth. we utilize a lot of non-western ways of trying to have youth identified. we infuse political education so they can make a good choice. there are other programs like oasis. there are not many opportunities, not everybody could work -- all the work permits required. it also requires a social security number. alternative pathways are a good way to go, such as those internship opportunities. use these venues as an opportunity to have kids reflect and ma
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
enforcement here in california is in effect a war on crumbs instead of the often used phrase on drugs. how do you respond to his remarks? >> well, i think the first thing that we have to recognize is that the majority of people who are caught up in the criminal justice system and who are prosecuted for this type of offense for possession offenses and to some degree possession for sale offenses, the vast majority are indigent people and the vast majority of those indigent people are people of color. so what you have are two systems in place. you have a system where privileged white middle class people basically use drugs, college campuses, frat parties, not clubs, they use drug with impunity, they don't have to worry about being caught. then you have a system that comes down like a ton of bricks on indigent poor people and that's one of the reasons why i think this type of reform is a positive first step because if you aren't going to make drug possession illegal, at least make it a misdemeanor and not a felony. at least don't stigmatize and label an entire population of people as felons and p
NBC
Jul 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of nbc sports. he's with us tonight. dan, this has a mighty casey aspect about it. though you in the trade, you guys who follow swimming year-round, knew lochte to be number one in the sport. it still is going to come as quite a drama to the folks joining us and watching this tonight. >> absolutely, brian. this is one race the 400 im, the most grueling of the races. and essentialological amichael phelps didn't start training seriously until a few months ago. lochte has been considered the best swimmer in the world for quite some time now. everybody's used to phelps winning gold medals, let alone off the podium. it was pretty surreal. >> and dan, the two will meet again, i understand, thursday. both of them have individual races, and a lot of them in the days to come? >> they will. they have three more individual events to go. it will be very interesting to see how michael phelps bounces back. they'll be head-to-head we expect. but michael phelps just barely made it into the 400 im by .04 of a second. but he's a great olympic champion, the best of all-time. i expect him to boun
CSPAN
Jul 29, 2012 4:03pm EDT
secretary, i apologize. >> well, u.s. the wrong question, with a lot of insinuation. it is not fair to the men and women who work in this area. >> if it had been in place at the time, prior to the fort hood massacre, would it have prevented a major from carrying out that terrorist attack? >> it is difficult to give you a firm yes or no, but i can tell you that the curriculum goes to the indicators of someone who is moved from extreme ideology and i will be happy to provide a briefing on that. >> i would be happy. we would be very interested in hearing that. also, the curriculum described in your testimony, how will it prevent homegrown terrorists without singling out individual groups due to religious or political beliefs? with that question, i want to remind you that there are individuals in your department who have described people who are military veterans, gun owners, christian conservatives, they have been described as terrorists. how to prevent me from being singled out as a terrorist? someone like him from not being a terrorist? >> representative, as you know, the court that
SFGTV2
Jul 29, 2012 12:30am PDT
with us to help our seniors and helping our people with disabilities connect end. this launch, this summit really is to launch a new program, our sf connected program. this allows us to work with all of our seniors in as many locations throughout the city get connected up. to provide a higher level of digital literacy and broadband adoption, whether it is in our community centers, our housing authority centers, our low- income service centers alike. we are announcing today that we are going to complete with this grant 53 locations throughout the whole city. 53 of them. [applause] we have already got 28 of them set up, and by the end of the month or early next month, we will have a national 25. that is going to be a lot of -- an additional 25. that is going to be a lot of places where our populations can become that much more digitally illiterate and they can benefit from the innovations of social media and have health resources and information online and also be able to play some games as well as visit your family online as well. [applause] you know, when you get more digitally connected,
SFGTV
Jul 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
allows limited commercial uses on slightly larger corner lots. item 44 would allow for the conversion of auto service stations on transit corridors without conditional use authorizations and exempt bike parking from ratio calculations and expand bike parking requirements. 45 are a number of clerical modifications to help fix 120 clerical errors and other issues within the planning code related to the northeast areas of town. i do have teterboro small clerical amendments on top of the clear goal modification -- two small clear commitments on top of the modifications. page 24, it should refer to subsection 5. and then on page 39, line 24, that section has been deleted. first, i would like to ask if you could first adopt those amendments. supervisor campos: can we have a second? seconded by supervisor mar. could we take that without objection? without objection. any comments or questions on items 44 through 46? supervisor olague. supervisor olague: i would like to add my name to a co-sponsor -- as a co-sponsor of 44. supervisor campos: these pass on the first reading.
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Jul 28, 2012 7:30pm PDT
conference held this week and has recognized this city as the golden gateway to external service using san francisco as a backdrop as they challenge their members to rise to new levels of leadership and service, be it resolved that the san francisco board of supervisors recognize aflac called the alpha -- alpha kappa alpha and commence their selection of san francisco as the setting to grow and grow these values and therefore be it further resolved that the san francisco board of supervisors declared july 24 through july 27 . this is co-sponsored by supervisor malia cohen. president chiu: supervisor has made a resolution. is there a second? do you have additional comments? supervisor cohen: i want to say thank you to supervisor avalos for bringing this forward and i would like to extend a greeting to the lovely ladies of aka, welcoming them to our great city. president to i would like to be added as a co-sponsor. is there any public comment? >> there is. i would like to remind you that i was visiting [unintelligible] and i noticed a lot of black women in town. last time i seen one he was f
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Jul 29, 2012 9:30am PDT
here to see us. and so, i think that once again, i go back to the fact that under the current system, because we have so many of those individuals who were once incarcerated at the state level, being pushed down to the counties, there's no room at the end in terms of the county jails. so misdemeanors aren't going to be sentenced to county jail but will be sentenced in community service or whatever. and for those individuals who do need some measure of control and supervision to deal about -- deal with their conviction problems, it's not going to happen at the misdemeanor level. >> let me go to a couple of the questions from the audience. i've shared them with our district attorney. george, two questions there, one related to whether or not drug possession should be treated differently for adults than from juveniles. and then a question about back on track, whether or not that program would be positively or adversely affected by senator leno's proposal. >> yes, let me start with the first question concerning juveniles. i think juveniles definitely need to be treated differently
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Jul 29, 2012 9:15am EDT
-span2 and 3. from houston's first baptist church joel rosenberg note reflect on whether the u.s. can recover from its economic and spiritual decline. it is about two hours. [applause] >> thank you. what a joy to be here in houston at houston's first baptist and i want to thank this church and the pastor for hosting us and making this possible. i want to thank all the churches that are participating all over the country. we have churches and small group bible studies and home village of groups in 42 states around the united states as well as in canada, india, new zealand who are participating. god bless you. for the next three hours we will look at issues that are sobering to say the least and we will take questions from those of you here at houston's first baptist but we also want to take questions from those around the country. and the three hours we have here. we would love for you to tweet those questions. some of you already have but you can tweak in your questions during the event. even those of you who want to get to the microphone and you can do that, j.c. are/traffic. @j.c. a
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Jul 29, 2012 4:07pm EDT
us. it is starting to take intelligence from people on the ground to do so. as well as those that try to prevent these kinds of attacks. mr. chairman? >> mr. clark is recognized for five minutes. >> [inaudible] >> i do not think it your microphone is working. i do not think that it is being picked up. sorry. try the of the microphone. >> all right. >> is it turned on? >> all right. [laughter] >> this one was just used by mr. richardson. this is yours? we will go from clark to clark. >> thank you, mr. chair. secretary, thank you again for recognizing and protecting the system for the key priority of the illustration. as you are well aware -- well aware, this is a high risk area. if the underwear bomber had been successful a huge commercial aircraft would have blown up over metropolitan detroit. my concern is how to best warn the public about an imminent danger like this so that they can take cover immediately. i feel that one of the most reliable ways to do so is to alert the public through the free vocal broadcasting media tv and radio. while many people in detroit rely on televisions
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Jul 28, 2012 10:30pm PDT
. it is a charade. bring in some private funding and let us get something going to help these kids get their life going, show them how to run businesses. we have city departments looking over our shoulder. we are trying to be a positive influence but they want to look at us by the numbers. we are superseding the numbers but they will not come up with any creative stuff. we are going to help you all do this. we are looking for you, supervisors. thank you. supervisor avalos: thank you. next speaker please. >> i am the coach executive director of inner-city youth. i am here to talk about bringing more resources to agencies that are on the ground working with young people affected by violence every day. we are located on 96 broad street. the third murder happened down the street from us. one of my staff actually went out to the scene to try to revive a young man. she was unsuccessful. he died in front of her and in front of the community. he was shot in daylight. he was a former participant. he had just come to the center to access summit plummet services. for an agency like inner-city youth, i think
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Jul 29, 2012 1:00am PDT
of berlin for many years. he is an architect. for 13 years he was the land use to provide for and managed urban design and preservation teams for the city, including management of the portland design commission and historic landmarks commission, and in the past five or six years has been a private consultant and developer. he brings a very strong range of experience to the department and the city. he will be starting his position officially in october, but will be coming to the city for several weeks in august and september and would like to see both commission meetings in august, so you will have a chance to meet him that time as well. secondly, i would like to introduce several of the entrance. -- of the intern's. we have 16 internes and the department this summer. there are five of them here today. we have had over 450 applicants for this program from all over the world. we're very excited about being here this summer. let me just briefly talk about some of the projects they're working on. there is a project to assist the preservation data collection and identification of the historic
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Jul 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT
process and central basin project. various sized tunnels will be looked after to get us to first, the 10, in the one that point so, -- in the one point. so, that gives us a 1-2 budget, but as we continue our studies that we look at, tunnel size, in my not being -- it might wind up being a, not shown here. when we look at this in terms of how we place it in the schedule, because we definitely want to resolve redundancy issues with a price in place that would guess fan. you are in compliance with of the discharge and you had the option to go lower, if possible. >> that is the approach that we considered for the baseline. >> commissioners? any questions? >> i guess this is an observation. the placeholder in green infrastructure is out there. when we come to this one, we also had a place holder for the more expensive version. in this plan we have not said it be believe, so i guess a couple of questions. one, is the timing of this such an important thing? what would be the impact of making the timing such that you could -- basically, polled $300 million out of the program as a whole? people f
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Jul 29, 2012 11:30am EDT
>>> welcome to this weekend in defense news. few u.s. air force chiefs of staff have experienced the more challenging tenure than our next guest, general norton schwartz thrust into office in 2008 after then defense secretary robert gates dismissed the service's top civilian and military leaders over a range of concerns, including the stewardship of the air force's nuclear officer. he was the first pilot to become the air force chief. he has strif ton reinstill d.o.d.'s confidence in the air force, firing and disciplining leadsers when their performance failed to meet expectations. he improved battlefield surveillance and close air support and helped craft the pivot to asia and a closer strategic partnership with the navy. even as he prepares to retire after 34 years in uniform, cofnts versey continues to cling to the surface. they have failed to confirm his relief. now joining us for his fourth time on this program and his last as the chief of staff of the world's most capable air force, general norton schwartz. welcome to the program. >> good morning. good to be with you. >> le
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Jul 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
and later nora from the center from a new american security discuss it is future of iraq after u.s. troops are with drawn. >> good morning in what is expected to be the final week for congress before the august recess and the party conventions, the farm bill and the bush era tax cuts will take up much of the debate in the house of representatives, the senate also in session congress expected to recess friday or this weekend. the president back on the campaign trail. meanwhile republican presidential candidate mitt romney is in israel delivers a speech in poland before he returns to the states. today marks the 100-day mark, 100 days before the general election with the party conventions getting under way next month and in early september three presidential debates, a vice presidential debate and countless ads on television and in the web. we'll begin with your comments on this campaign. as always we want to hear from you. you can also join the conversation on line. you can join us on facebook or send us an e-mail. let's begin with norl which points out the november 6 elections just
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Jul 29, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, who was beaten, detained, and then forced to have an abortion at seven months. and as a matter of u.s. policy, any coercive measures, including forced abortion, we deplore. there are a number of other cases, including some that have been reported recently. we did raise it and raised our concern about it. >> and what was their response? >> again, this is i'm not going to get into every back- and-forth here, but this is clearly an issue we'll continue to raise with them. >> the u.s. congress always have a strong voice against the chinese human rights conditions. if there anyone from the congress participate in these talks? if not, have you passed their message to the chinese delegation? >> we've been eager, in fact, to have a broader discussion beyond the two governments, the two executive branches of government, that could include congress. it could also include nongovernmental organizations. to date, we haven't been able to persuade the chinese government to do that. so at this stage, it's a discussion among the executive branch from their side and ours, but we will continue to encou
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